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Looking beyond 'data' for eHealth interoperability

eHealth, as defined by WHO, is the transfer of health resources and health care by electronic means.

Australia’s eHealth strategy, outlined initially in 2008, adopted an incremental and staged approach to developing eHealth capabilities to: 515 more words

Health & Healthcare

Life Takes a Turn...

It’s still the dark of early morning and cricket sounds are soothing as I bring my thoughts into focus about these last few weeks.

My sister Lili, who lives in upstate New York, came to visit on a whim on July 23rd.  820 more words

EcoWellness Centre

Global Telehealth 2015 Conference - Call for Papers

Don Newsham, Chair of GT2015 and CEO of COACH: Canada’s Health Informatics Association (http://www.coachorg.com), writes:

Greetings Colleagues, Friends and Members of the Global Tele, Mobile and Virtual Health Community. 235 more words


Planned Parenthood Appeals Ban on Telehealth Medication Abortions

On Thursday, Planned Parenthood of the Heartland filed an appeal with the Iowa Supreme Court over a ban that outlaws a video-conferencing system Planned Parenthood provides for medication abortions. 775 more words

Telemedicine...Telehealth...What's the Difference?

In a booming industry like healthcare – where time is of the essence – abbreviations rule. Words become a hassle (at least the entire word) and are usually shortened or abbreviated into something else. 42 more words

The NB-Who?

After what was an entertaining conversation with my mum about her TV habits as a child, I had a feeling this week’s conversation would be much shorter. 890 more words


Employer Sponsored Telemedicine Programs On The Rise

A new survey by Towers Watson, a global professional services company, reveals that telemedicine could provide billions in healthcare savings each year as employer-sponsored telemedicine programs increase. 364 more words

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